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Oct. 29, 2015
FOSI Announces 2015 Award Winners

Honors Outstanding Achievements in Online Safety

On the evening of November 17th, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will recognize six individuals, nominated by their peers, the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award.

FOSI convenes diverse perspectives from a wide array of stakeholders, and consistently acknowledges the distinguished and inspiring work being done across those sectors. This year, we are thrilled for the opportunity to highlight the accomplishments of these six leaders in the field:

Nuala O’Connor, Center for Democracy and Technology
Nominated by Amazon 

Christopher Wood, LGBT Technology Partnership
Nominated by AT&T

Debra Berlyn, Consumer Policy Solutions
Nominated by Comcast

Nuriya Ansari, Learning Links India
Nominated by Facebook

Kerry Gallagher, St. John’s Preparatory School and ConnectSafely.org
Nominated by Google

Abigail Davenport, Hart Research Associates
Nominated by National Cable and Telecommunications Association

A ceremony honoring the recipients will take place as part of FOSI’s Ninth Annual Conference, Risks. Harms. Rewards, which takes place in November 17 & 18 in Washington, DC. The event will aim to explore the balance between the benefits and challenges of digital life.

Click here to register. For further details about the event, please contact events@fosi.org.

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